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50 states joined the union


joined the union, wierd laws, and misc trivia

virginia nov 1907****People who make ugly faces at dogs may be fined and/or jailed.
michigan jan 1896*****A husband is responsible for every criminal act committed by his wife while she is in his presence.
California jan 1788***** In Hartford, it is illegal to educate a dog.
wyoming dec 1787***** 3rd state to join the union
minnesota jan 1861**** Prohibits shooting rabbits from a motorboat.
kentucky nov 1889 *****hint this state in a city it is illegal to buy a television on sunday
montana sept 1850**** "I'll be back" *******Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.
Rhode Island march 1803***** It is illegal to get a fish drunk.
illinois jan 1788****** It is illegal to change the clothes on a storefront mannequin unless the shades are down.
hawaii aug 1959*****pearl harbor
pennsylvania june 1836****a impeached president was a Governor of this state,
new jersey aug 1821******While children may purchase shotguns in Kansas City, they are not allowed to buy toy cap guns.
maryland dec 1787***** first state to join the union
maine june 1796*****In Memphis, it is illegal for a woman to drive by herself, unless a man is walking or running in front of the vehicle, waving a red flag in order to warn approaching pedestrians and motorists.
ohio march 1867****If I child burps during a church service, their parents may be arrested. "this is for your caroline"
massachusetts not a state, not in a state, it is a district
vermont april 1788***** It's illegal to mistreat oysters.
kansas feb 1788**** In 1659, Christmas was outlawed.
north carolina jan 1959 ****largest state****It is illegal to a wake a bear for the purpose of photography, although it is legal to shoot a sleeping bear.
oklahoma march 1845 ****If an elephant is left tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle.
new hampshire dec 1818 *****mandates that all bachelors should be called master, not mister, when addressed by their female counterparts
south carolina june 1792*****State law stipulates that a person is considered sober until he or she "cannot hold onto the ground".
new york dec 1846****native son was Buffalo Bill Cody. Herbert Hoover Presidential Library are at West Branch
Georgia dec 1816**** It is illegal for a liquor store to sell cold soft drinks.
indiana march 1791*****It is illegal to whistle underwater.
Connecticut nov 1789*****Capital: Raleigh
alaska nov 1889**** It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on.
oregon feb 1859****As of January 1, 2000 all 5 bedroom homes will be evacuated and searched by police for drug substances every 2 months.
arkansas june 1788****In Richmond, it is illegal to flip a coin in any eating establishment to determine who buys a cup of coffee.
south dakota nov 1889 ****"mistress cain" Origin of name: From the Spanish word meaning "mountain."
louisiana may 1788****Every citizen is obliged to carry his gun to church.
utah march 1820*****Henrietta Maria, queen of Charles I of England. She was said to have owned the province of Mayne in France.
iowa dec 1819 *****It is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle.
new mexico jan 1837 *****a woman isn't allowed to cut her own hair without her husband's permission.
WashingtionDC june 1788****It is illegal to sell the clothes one is wearing to pay off a gambling debt.
missouri may 1858***It's illegal to tease skunks.
Deleware dec 1817****the journey of Huck Finn down the ********* river
colorado june 1863****hint not north, not south and not east
wisconsin may 1790****Origin of name: From the Greek Island of Rhodes
north dakota aug 1876****tourist attractions in the state include Rocky Mountain National Park, Curecanti National Recreation Area, Mesa Verde National Park, the Great Sand Dunes and Dinosaur National Monuments,
Idaho april 1812***** It is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol.
west virgina feb 1912****In Glendale, it is illegal to drive a car in reverse.
florida july 1890*****It is illegal for a women to stand within five feet of a bar while drinking.
alabama may 1848**** Cheese making requires a license. Limburger cheese making requires a master cheese license.
tennessee dec 1787****** 2nd state to join the union
arizona july 1788***** The penalty for jumping off a building is death.
Washington jan 1912****The Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary is banned in Carlsbad. hint maybe they all speak mexican
nebraska nov 1889****It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep in a cheese factory. hint south
mississippi dec 1845 ****largest continental state in United States
nevada july 1890*****Boxes of candy given as romantic gifts must weigh more than 50 pounds.

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